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STATE MOVED SHOCK THERAPY BAN WHILE BUDGET CONFEREES DEBATED ISSUE By Kyle Cheney STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JULY 5, 2011..Lawmakers may have scrapped a plan to heavily restrict the use of skin shock therapy in Massachusetts for … Continue reading

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The Continuing Problem of the Judge Rotenberg Center

What is the Judge Rotenberg Center? Formerly known as the Behavior Research Institute, the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is a facility for students with special needs located in Canton, Massachusetts. The center was founded by Matthew Israel in 1971 and … Continue reading

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Controversies Surround Autism Speaks

  Autism Speaks is an organization whose mission has been dedicated to research in the prevention and cure for autism. This week, several autism advocates have been protesting in response to the Autism Speaks first-ever national policy and action summit … Continue reading

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